Monday, April 03, 2006

The Right Technology for the Job

I'm concerned about the oft-mentioned--and, in my opinion, false-- distinction between "classroom" and "e-learning". We need to start choosing the delivery method that meets the learning need. Here's an article about the success of podcasting in training cardiologists to recognize heart sounds. If the skill is listening, then we need training that requires listening...not reading PowerPoint slides or looking at animated hearts.